I have TONS of news for you! For one, Jade Castle Studios is now becoming a reality! I have procured a space, and now its up to local artists and the community to make it a success. So far, Jade Castle Studios has been featured FRONT PAGE of the GREENVILLE NEWS.
Jade Castle Studios NEWS ARTICLE LINK
(And don't forget about the Jade Castle Fundraiser (LINK). Every little bit helps in making this dream a reality for local artists and for the community!
Jade Castle Studios FB page LINK - Visit the FB page for more information on the studio. Don't forget to "like", and please share so we can spread the word!
The SCUFC (SC Upstate Film Community) held their September meeting at the studio and it was a huge success! Speakers Included: Myself (Speaking on behalf of Jade Castle Studios), Raymond Merlock (film critic and professor of film and journalism at USC Upstate), and also Danielle Leslie (writer) and Bo Stegall (celebrity hair designer/fashion stylist and TV personality) whom shared information about "Morningside", the TV Pilot from OrionStar Productions that is slated to begin filming this month in the Upstate!
SCUFC FB Page (LINK)
SCUFC September Meeting Event Details (LINK)
MORNINGSIDE News Article LINK
Classes and Seminars are about to begin at Jade Castle Studios as well! First up, are acting classes, taught by an EMMY AWARD WINNING Film & TV actor! :-O
Ron Joseph is an Emmy Award Winning Film & Television actor. He is also a professionally trained dancer, and has danced with Anne Margaret, George Chakiras, Mitzi Gaynor, and Juliet Prowse.
He has studied acting with acclaimed director David Alexander, (as did Jack Lemmon), and also taught classes for Mr. Alexander.
David Alexander IMDB: Link
Interesting Article on Jack Lemmon: Link
Ron Joseph performed at the Premiere of The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles in Dumas and Son with the great veteran actors Edward Everett Horton and Hermione Gingold. –
Other stage roles include performances in three productions of West Side Story, as well as Most Happy Fella, George Bernard Shaw’s Caesar and Cleopatra, A Man for All Seasons, A Lion in Winter, Oklahoma, Camelot, Sweet Charity, Beautiful Senoritas, Elvis Starts Over, etc.
Ron enjoyed playing featured roles in numerous television series and commercials. Some of his television roles include five episodes of Quincy, Hart to Hart, Moonlighting, Mama’s Family, T.J. Hooker, Murder She Wrote, Space Above and Beyond, Dallas, with recurring roles on Falcon Crest and Northern Exposure. Film roles include The Swashbuckler, (where he learned fencing from the master who taught Errol Flynn) Scarface, Barfly, Navy Seals, Born in East L.A., Vibes, and The Milagro Beanfield War. As director, Ron has directed stage productions of The Odd Couple, Monkey Business, Ain’t Misbehavin’, A Lion in Winter, and Finnian’s Rainbow.
Ron Joseph IMDB: LINK
Classes are ONLY $15!!! Classes start Wednesday, October 16 2013 and run for 12 weeks (excluding Christmas and New Years weeks), 6-9pm at Jade Castle Studios - 501 Augusta St. Greenville SC 29605. Parking is one building behind the studio on Claussen Ave. For more information, and/or to reserve your spot, email firstname.lastname@example.org!